This Is Horror Awards
2019 Voting Opens

This Is Horror, the UK website, is taking votes for its annual awards through 12:01 a.m. BST on May 30. Anyone can vote — click through for instructions. Here is the shortlist.

Novel of the Year

  • Carnivorous Lunar Activities by Max Booth III
  • The Bone Weaver’s Orchard by Sarah Read
  • The Dark Game by Jonathan Janz
  • The Reddening by Adam Nevill
  • Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Novella of the Year

  • Dear Laura by Gemma Amor
  • In The Scrape by James Newman and Mark Steensland
  • Ormeshadow by Priya Sharma
  • The Half-Freaks by Nicole Cushing
  • The Pale White by Chad Lutzke

Short Story Collection of the Year

  • Out of Water by Sarah Read
  • Sefira and Other Betrayals by John Langan
  • Sing Your Sadness Deep by Laura Mauro
  • Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson
  • Wounds by Nathan Ballingrud

Anthology of the Year

  • Echoes, edited by Ellen Datlow
  • Midnight in the Graveyard, edited by Kenneth W. Cain
  • Nox Pareidolia, edited by Robert S. Wilson
  • Pop The Clutch, edited by Eric J. Guignard
  • The Twisted Book of Shadows, edited by Christopher Golden and James A. Moore

Fiction Magazine of the Year

  • Black Static
  • Dark Moon Digest
  • Nightmare Magazine
  • The Dark
  • Vastarien: A Literary Journal

Publisher of the Year

  • Crystal Lake Publishing
  • Flame Tree Press
  • Nightscape Press
  • Raw Dog Screaming Press
  • Silver Shamrock Publishing

Fiction Podcast of the Year

  • Creepy Pod
  • Tales to Terrify
  • The Magnus Archives
  • The NoSleep Podcast
  • The Wicked Library

Nonfiction Podcast of the Year

  • Bizzong
  • Booked. Podcast
  • Cosmic Shenanigans
  • Ladies of the Fright
  • The Horror Show with Brian Keene

Cover Art of the Year

  • Ben Baldwin for Hollow Heart by Ben Eads
  • Catrin Welz-Stein for This House of Wounds by Georgina Bruce
  • Mikio Murakami for The Worst Is Yet to Come by S.P. Miskowski
  • Sabercore Art for The Fearing: Book One Fire and Rain by John F.D. Taff
  • Stephen Mackey for Sing Your Sadness Deep by Laura Mauro